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Word: gangsa topayya

Category: style

1. Ethno-linguistic group: Kalinga

2. General physical description: each player uses his bare palms to play corresponding combinations of accented, dampened, and sliding strokes.

3. General playing technique: struck by hands, interlocking patterns

4. Musical function:

5. Playing circumstance: courtship: rituals

Source:CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, Volume I, Peoples of the Philippines, K-Z

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